Accident at HAVELOCK NB (CCS5)

Summary

1997-10-08: CFXUV Homebuilt KITFOX was on a local flight in the Havelock area at 2000 ft when the engine quit. While attempting to land at Havelock the aircraft landed approx. 100 ft short of the runway. Minor damage to one wingtip and moderate damage to the landing gear. While preparing the aircraft for take-off, several people helped the pilot unfold the wings. During this activity, the left fuel line became pinched and blocked the fuel flow from the left tank to the front fuel reservoir and there was only residue fuel in the right tank. After a short time in the air, the reservoir emptied and the engine quit. TSB case closed.

Details


CADORS Number 1997A0486
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-10-04 - 21:05
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CCS5
Aerodrome Name HAVELOCK NB (CCS5)
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Havelock, NB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make DENNEY
Model KITFOX MODEL I
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CFXUV
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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